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How Harry Houdini escaped death

The Week Magazine - 01 Sep 2014
On Monday night, the network premiered a two-part special event called Houdini, an Adrien Brody-starring biopic covering the life of one of the greatest magicians of all time. Brody's performance has been widely praised, with critics describing him as ...

Lady Houdini captivates at North Georgia State Fair - 24 Sep 2017
With a good luck kiss from husband Kevin Ridgeway, Kristen Johnson, also known as Lady Houdini, prepares to escape from a straitjacket suspended from a wire above the audience at the North Georgia State Fair. Ross Williams. lady houdini (1).JPG.

Catch Houdini in the flesh Saturday before he escapes

Quad-Cities Online - 20 Sep 2017
Though he's been gone almost 91 years, the master illusionist and escape artist Harry Houdini will come back to life Saturday at 2 p.m. with a one-man show by Duffy Hudson at the German American Heritage Center, 712 W. 2nd St., Davenport.

Houdini sculpture continues to escape public view

Appleton Post Crescent - 15 Sep 2017
Question: Where is the sculpture "Metamorphosis" that represented a Houdini trick? It used to be in Houdini Plaza. I think it is the most interesting sculpture that Appleton owns, and I want to know when and where it will be displayed again. Answer ...

Film Review: Patriots QB Tom Brady is Houdini in the pocket

Pats Pulpit - 21 Sep 2017
Let's start with a play that ends with an uncharacteristic drop in the end zone by Rob Gronkowski. This is why the headline of this piece is that Brady is Houdini-like in the pocket. Both Saints edge rushers think they have a sack on the play, but ...

German American Heritage center hosts "Houdini; Magic & Mystery"

OurQuadCities - 22 Sep 2017
DAVENPORT, Iowa - The German American Heritage Center's is hosting an exhibit on the famous Harry Houdini titled, "Houdini; Magic and Mystery." The exhibit highlights Houdini's immigrant past, his rise to fame, his endeavors in the entertainment ...

Fans Worship at the Altar of Lorde at Houdini Estate Secret Show

Variety - 30 Aug 2017
At Sunday evening's MTV Video Music Awards Lorde, suffering from a bout with the flu, drew some ire for performing an interpretive dance, rather than sing. Two nights later, her dance moves returned (as did her voice) during a secret show in the garden ...

Carson Wentz's escapability would make Harry Houdini proud

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia - 11 Sep 2017
Wentz somehow pulled off an escape that would have made Harry Houdini proud. Then he did it again to linebacker Preston Smith, before finding Nelson Agholor downfield for a 58-yard touchdown pass. "He's a magician, man," Agholor said. "He does what ...

Former Marvel Editor Publishes Supernatural Thriller

Broadway World - 25 Sep 2017
Former Marvel Editor Publishes Supernatural Thriller A former Marvel editor and author has released the first book in a magical series revolving around the niece of famed magician Harry Houdini. "Piper Houdini: Apprentice of Coney Island," by author ...

Hunt on after Houdini act in court complex

The Star Online - 07 Sep 2017
GEORGE TOWN: Two men in chained handcuffs managed to pull off a Houdini act and slip out of their handcuffs in the court complex here. And police are puzzled as to how they managed to make keys to get out of their cuffs. The policemen found the key in ...

2 students sentenced for 'Houdini' sexual misconduct on SUNY campus - 03 Sep 2017
The act is called a "Houdini" because it involves tricking the victim into having sex with someone without her knowledge or consent. The incident took place in September 2016. Jeffrey, Lange and the victim were all UAlbany students at the time. The two ...

Boston Celtics Players With Most on the Line This Season

Hardwood Houdini - 23 Sep 2017
The Boston Celtics will be under a lot of pressure this season, and that is unfamiliar grounds for the majority of the team. A lot of players have a lot to prove this season, and the Celtics are betting on a lot of different guys steeping their game up ...

Houdini films - 21 Sep 2017
WILTON — He reigned for decades as the legendary “Handcuff King,” famous for daring and impossible escapes staged around the world. But Harry Houdini also had a brief movie career, starring in a series of silent adventure films that showed off his ...

Lady Houdini act defying the odds on and off stage

Blackfoot Morning News - 01 Sep 2017
Lady Houdini, also known as Kristen Johnson, has made a habit of pulling off seemingly impossible feats — whether it is escaping from a 140-gallon water torture chamber, being hung upside down in a straight jacket, or her latest feat, returning to the ...

Carson Wentz's Houdini act puts him among elite quarterbacks

The News Journal - 11 Sep 2017
LANDOVER, Md. – First, Carson Wentz ducked and spun to his left to avoid linebacker Chris Carter. Then he saw Washington linebacker Preston Smith bearing down on his left as Carter loomed on the right, a combined 600 pounds of force ready to pounce ...

Montreal Museum Secrets: Harry Houdini at the McCord

Montreal Gazette - 01 Sep 2017
Curator Christian Vachon takes us behind the scenes at the McCord Museum, where we learn about the connection between Harry Houdini and Montreal. Watch the video above. McCord has a collection of the legendary escape artist's personal artifacts.

Boston Celtics: Is Jahlil Okafor Worth Considering?

Hardwood Houdini - 22 Sep 2017
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